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Prof. Anthony G Gallagher

Anthony Gallagher

Prof. Anthony Gallagher is currently Visiting Professor at KU Leuven in Belgium (Faculty of Medicine) and Ulster University (Faculty of Health and Life Sciences), Director of Research and Skill Development at Orsi Academy & Founder of Proficiency Based Progression Methodology.

He was the first academic from Ireland to be awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Scholarship and during this time worked with Prof. Richard Satava at Yale University (2000 – 2001). His principal research interests currently include simulation based training for robot assisted surgery and minimally invasive surgery, endovascular interventions, pacemaker implantation and validation of medical devices for training and assessment. 

Prof. Gallagher is considered one of the leading exponents and international experts in the world for the design, application and validation of (VR) simulation in medicine.